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Jonathan Fuller is Assistant Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He earned a PhD in philosophy of medicine and an MD from the University of Toronto.
The debate over pandemic response is not only about the facts—including the grim death toll. It's also about the relationship between science and decision-making, where values inevitably play a role.
COVID-19 has revealed a contest between two competing philosophies of scientific knowledge. To manage the crisis, we must draw on both.
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